All purchasers in the North East Thames Regional Health Authority were contacted by telephone and questioned systematically about their purchasing plans for child and adolescent mental health, Purchasers'kowledge of the services they were purchasing was very limited.
They had made little or no attempt to set quality standards or to monitor them.
It is concluded that information about these services is so limited that purchasers would be unable to make informed decisions concerning changes in service patterns.
Mots-clés Pascal : Enfant, Adolescent, Santé mentale, Trouble psychiatrique, Grande Bretagne, Service santé, Centre santé, Enquête, Homme, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Child, Adolescent, Mental health, Mental disorder, Great Britain, Health service, Health center, Inquiry, Human, United Kingdom, Europe
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0641251
Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 09/06/1995.